Madison, NC – Team Remington/Bushmaster shooters were awarded overall winners of the 800 Aggregate, High Power “Across the Course” (XTC) Rifle Competition at the Freedom Group Classic. Nearly 100 competitors and 14 teams competed in the Freedom Group Classic matches held at the Reade Rifle Range near Allemans, Pennsylvania on June 10-12, 2011.
Team Remington/Bushmaster scored an impressive 1956-67X. Team members included Nate Guernsey, Dan Duitsman, Phillip McCotter, Tyler Rico and Ken Roxburgh, who served as Team Captain and Team Coach. Rico earned the High Individual Team Score Award for the event with a score of 498-27X.
Other notable Team Remington/Bushmaster achievements include the third- and fifth-place finishes of Nate Guernsey and Tyler Rico (respectively) in the 800 Aggregate, High Power XTC Individual competitions.
The Freedom Group Classic is a National Rifle Association (NRA) sanctioned High-Power Championship that includes Long Range, 1,000-yard individual and four-man team competition along with High-Power XTC individual and team competitions.
The three-day match featured civilian junior and adult teams, U.S. Military teams, including top competitors and reining national champions. The Freedom Group Classic is considered by many shooters one of the best and most challenging competitions of its kind in the country.